“The big flashpoint is the Harris County Commissioners Court and the criminal judges in Harris County, and it’s all wrapped around crime,” said Bettencourt.
“That’s how people feel — they feel unsafe. And when the public feels unsafe, they’re gonna turn their direction to making themselves safe again, and that may be a big change in the Harris County Commissioners Court and some of the judicial positions in Harris County.”
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Daniel Friend is the Marketing and Media Manager for The Texan. After graduating with a double-major in Political Science and Humanities, he wrote for The Texan as a reporter through June 2022. In his spare time, you're likely to find him working on The Testimony of Calvin Lewis, an Abolition of Man-inspired novel and theatrical podcast.